Need to Drink More Water?

By April 2, 2020Blog

We are often asked in food craving workshops – can you use tapping to increase the amount of water you drink?

And yes – the answer is YES!

Mostly you need to work out what you DON’T like about drinking water, and tap on those.

Example Setup Statements for Drinking Water

  • I don’t like drinking water
  • Even though I dislike the taste of water, I deeply and completely accept myself.
  • Even though I don’t like drinks that have no smell I deeply and completely accept myself
  • Even though I’d prefer to drink (say the name of what you’d prefer to drink) than drink water I deeply and completely accept myself
  • Even though I’m worried that drinking more water will mean going to the toilet too often I deeply and completely accept myself
  • Even though drinking water is a nuisance to me I deeply and completely accept myself
  • Even though drinking water doesn’t excite me I deeply and completely accept myself

Reminder Phrases could be – don’t like it, tastes awful, dislike the taste, prefer to drink xxx

When the SUDS rating out of 10 seem slow, try some positive tapping.

“I Choose” and Positive Statements 

• Even though I don’t enjoy drinking water, I deeply and completely accept myself and I choose to give my body all the precious water it needs.

• Even though my thirst response is weak, I deeply and completely accept myself and I choose to be aware of my body’s need for frequent drinks of water.

• Even though I don’t feel thirsty until I have a headache, I deeply and completely accept myself and I choose to drink water often / 10 times a day / even when I’m not thirsty.

• Even though I don’t like the idea of drinking tap water, I deeply and completely accept myself and I choose to find a way to give my body the best quality water I can.

• Even though I don’t like the look of water I deeply and completely accept myself and I choose to see it as the clear, clean precious substance that my body thrives on.

• Even though I’m frustrated about not drinking enough water I deeply and completely accept myself and I choose to frequently drink sufficient amounts for my body’s needs.

Positive Reminder Phrases

• I enjoy giving my body the water it needs

• I have a healthy desire for water

• Water helps me reach my goals

• I’m designed to drink water

• My body works so well when it’s hydrated

• Water keeps my energy level up

• Water’s taste is naturally clean and subtle

• Water is my main drink